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Our mission is to educate and empower young people to create healthy, just, and sustainable communities. We accomplish this through:

 

SUSTAINABILITY EDUCATION

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YOUTH ORGANIZING

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CALLS TO ACTION & RESOURCES

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    BREAKING: Ranked Choice Voting Appeal Denied!

    Did you hear? THE NEW MEXICO SUPREME COURT JUST DENIED THE CITY'S APPEAL!See the Albuquerque Journal article HERE RANKED CHOICE VOTING HERE WE COME! It's critical that we all know how to participate in this new system - and it's a great opportunity for us all to engage our family, friends, and community in a conversation about building political power and why participating in the electoral process matters -- especially when democratic tools like Ranked Choice Voting make it easier for more diverse candidates to run meaningful campaigns, for us to have winners that represent larger majorities, and for us to push the political envelope to include our communities' priorities. WE ARE PARTNERING WITH FAIRVOTE NM TO RUN A VOTER ENGAGEMENT CAMPAIGN - TARGETING FOLKS WHO NORMALLY HAVE BEEN DISENFRANCHISED AND MARGINALIZED FROM THE ELECTORAL PROCESS Over the next 8 weeks, we'll be training 10 organizers from our Youth Allies, Poder Familiar, and Action Network to do presentations in schools, at events, with businesses and organizations, and to conduct direct outreach to voters. Our outreach will include helping folks who aren't yet registered to vote, get registered.  We are co-hosting a training series for ANYONE interested in learning how to engage others in the campaign and teach about the new voting system. Space limited to 20 participants per session. First come first serve. To RSVP please send an email to Maria Perez at mperez@fairvote.org and indicate which session you want to participate in at mperez@fairvote.org or call 505 550 0647. Thursday Jan. 11 @ 12-1, 2-4, & 5-7 (at Chainbreaker- 1515 5th Ave) Friday Jan. 12 @ 10-12, 1-3, & 3-5 (at La Farge Library- 1730 LLano St) Saturday Jan. 13 @ 10-12, 1-3, & 4-6 (at EarthCare- Corner of Jaguar and Country Club) -   WE ESPECIALLY INVITE YOU TO JOIN US ON SATURDAY. YOU CAN RSVP TO OUR EARTH CARE WORKSHOPS HERE ON FACEBOOK.
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    APPLICATION NOW OPEN FOR LAS VEGAS YOUTH

    YOUTH ALLIES LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE - LAS VEGAS, NM We are kicking off a new Youth Allies Leadership Institute in Las Vegas, New Mexico. We are recruiting young people in Las Vegas to participate in this 10 week program. We're looking for folks who are interested in becoming stronger people, leaders, and/or activists to help make the world a better place. The training program includes a kick-off retreat and weekly trainings all taking place in Las Vegas. Are you interested? LEARN MORE AND APPLY HERE Apply now! Applications are taken on a rolling basis. Kick-off retreat Thursday - Saturday February 1-3, 2018
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    January Calls to Action

     Organizing trainings, Ranked Choice Voter Engagement Trainings, Equity Panels, and more... GEAR UP FOR A MONTH OF RESISTANCE TO KICK OFF THE NEW YEAR   CLICK READ MORE TO VIEW THE CALLS TO ACTION FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY
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    2018 Martin Luther King Jr Youth Summit Announcement

    You are invited to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Youth Summit hosted by Earth Care MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY - YOUTH SUMMITPumped to get involved in the new year with cool young activists on issues you know are important? Stand up & take action!Want to get involved, but aren't sure how? You'll get to learn about opportunities where you can make a difference! The Youth Summit will kick-off our Youth Action Network for 2018, open to all high school students in Santa Fe! This day will feature quick, captivating presentations on education, climate change and climate justice, and Native rights. This is followed by more intense workshops with community leaders on the topics you are most interested in! WHEN? MONDAY JANUARY 15TH at 10:00 AM - 3:30 PMWHERE? Earth Care - Zona del Sol, 6600 Valentine Way (across from the Southside Library) For the Facebook event CLICK HERE
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    2017 Youth Allies Leadership Institute Graduation - Congrats!

    This fall 25 high school youth from across Santa Fe completed our 10-week Youth Allies Leadership Institute. These students attend the Santa Fe Indian School, Capital High School, Santa Fe High School, the Academy for Technology and the Classics, and Santa Fe Waldorf.  Last week their parents, teachers and community members came together to celebrate these amazing youth leaders. These young leaders shared their commitments going forward, and they are gearing up to jump into the movement for social and ecological justice through Action Network campaigns in 2018 and other social action opportunities to improve our community, our state, and the world.
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